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Monkeypox: Genito-urinary Medicine

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 23369, tabled on 22 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to provide financial support to local authority-commissioned sexual health services in response to the recent increase in cases of monkeypox.

Answered on

30 June 2022

The UK Health Security Agency is supporting local authorities and system partners in containing the monkeypox outbreak, including the identification and management of infected cases. We are providing more than £3.4 billion to local authorities through the Public Health Grant, to invest in essential frontline services, including sexual health services.